Development cooperation

African Development Fund (AfDF) 16th replenishment


African Development Fund (ADF), which is part of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB), provides grant assistant and concessional loans to the poorest and most fragile countries of the continent. ADF-16 is structured around two pillars: Sustainable, climate-resilient and quality infrastructure; and Governance, capacity building and sustainable debt management. Cross-cutting themes are climate change, gender equality, private sector development and fragility. Priority areas of ADF operations are energy and energy access, food security and agriculture, industrialization, regional integration and improving Africans' quality of life, incl. education and youth employment. The granted funding is Finland's contribution to the African Development Fund for the replenishment period 2023-2025

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Funding decision

77 100 000 €

Objectives monitored by OECD's Development Assistance Committee

  • Aid to environment
  • Climate change - mitigation
  • Climate change - adaptation
  • Gender equality
  • Participatory development/Good governance

Field of activity

  • Multisector aid 100%

Special target group

  • girls
  • children
  • youth

Funding channel

Afrikan kehitysrahasto



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